Yoga Chikitsa for Neck Pain Caused by Cervical Spondylosis

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NMP Medical Research Institute

Status

Completed

Conditions

Cervical Spondylosis

Treatments

Drug: Usual care
Other: Yoga Chikitsa

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03526965
NMP/10124

Details and patient eligibility

About

Neck Pain caused by Cervical spondylosis (CS) is one of the most common health complaints. Despite its frequency as clinical problem worldwide, there are few evidence-based studies that document efficacy of therapies for neck pain. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of Yoga chikitsa (Yoga therapy) on pain and quality of life (QOL) in CS patients compared to usual care.

Enrollment

117 patients

Sex

All

Ages

20 to 80 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Diagnosis of CS and confirmed by cervical radiographic examination
  • Neck pain with CS
  • Ready to Consent

Exclusion criteria

  • Pregnancy
  • Duration of neck pain < 6 months
  • Comorbid systematic condition (Diabetes, Cardiovascular)
  • History of cervical surgery, cervical injury, or disease of bones or joints.

Trial design

Primary purpose

Supportive Care

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

117 participants in 2 patient groups

Yoga Chikitsa
Experimental group
Description:
YC group were given traditional combination of yoga therapy including loosening movements, physical postures, breathing, relaxation and yoga counselling.
Treatment:
Other: Yoga Chikitsa
Drug: Usual care
Usual Care
Active Comparator group
Description:
Usual care were given exercise moves of necks, pain medications prescribed by physicians.
Treatment:
Drug: Usual care

Trial contacts and locations

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